- Category : 1895-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (48)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 1
German classical archaeologist who undertook his studies at the Universities of Freiburg, Berlin and Marburg, receiving his doctorate at the latter institution in 1916 as a student of Paul Jacobsthal. From 1921 to 1928, he worked as an assistant to Ernst Buschor at the German Archaeological Institute at Athens, afterwards serving as a curator at the Hessiches Landesmuseum in Kassel. In 1943 he became a professor at the University of Würzburg, where he was appointed manager of the Martin von Wagner Museum. From 1946 onward, he worked on Ernst Pfuhl's corpus of eastern Greek funerary sculpture, Die ostgriechischen Grabreliefs.
He died on 28 November 1977 in Bad Homburg, aged 82.